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Sculpture courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Sculpture is the artistic process of creating shape and form in three dimensions. You might wish to try sculpting with stone, textiles (Powertex courses are very popular), wire, bronze or perhaps ceramics and clay are more your thing? Willow and wood of course are excellent materials to sculpt with and whittling has the advantage of requiring no large spaces or tools. Courses are available for both experienced and budding beginner sculptors. Learn sculpting techniques with experienced tutors and discover the joy of being creative!

Next course on 21st October 2017
The Sculpture Place runs courses throughout the year. They are taught by Miranda Wakeman a professional sculptor with 17 years teaching experience. Our new portrait head course starts on 21st October and runs for three days. Classes take place in a light and spacious studio All abilities are welcome. The Sculpture Place, a community interest company, is located in the Newhampton Arts Centre Wolverhampton.
Next course on 24th February 2018
This a new course for anyone who loves Dragons or 'Game of Thrones' fans who would like to make their own metal dragon. The end result is a dragon with a 2ft ( 600mm) wingspan that could possibly be converted to breathe fire or smoke. The course is run over 2 days and includes a pub lunch on the first day and a complimentary packed lunch on the second day. We will start at 9.30...
Next course on 2nd October 2017
This day offers an introduction to stone carving using natural forms for inspiration. You will be working on small blocks of Maltese limestone – it is a very soft stone and relatively easy to shape with rifflers, files and chisels, so the results will be quick to see. It can also be sawn and a variety of shapes and textures can be produced very easily. Maltese Limestone is good for producing a pleasing sculptural shape...
Next course on 27th September 2017
Spend a fun day learning the art of willow sculpture and take home a life-sized chicken to enhance your garden this summer. Ducks, geese, quail also possible! Or experiment with abstract sculpture if you prefer. Tutor: Judith Needham Wednesday 27 September 10.00am – 4.00pm Adult £65/ Over 60 £58.50
Next course on 14th October 2017
Needle felt artist Sophie Wheatley welcomes you to a delightful day learning how to needle felt and adorable needle felt animal at a workshop in the heart of rural Warwickshire. Workshops are held in an all purpose garden studio which is a haven for you to visit and be treated to a day of felt creativity, good food and beautiful surroundings. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere is the perfect environment for you to enjoy a...
Next course on 30th September 2017
Needlefelting is a wonderful craft, even if you don't think you are creative, the wool somehow inspires you to create. The course is suitable for beginners or those with some experience of felting already. You will be taught the basics of needle-felting, how to make a wire armature structure for your animal and how to sculpt with wool. The needle-felting courses are held at Trumpet Corner Gallery and Tea Room, which is just outside Ledbury...
Stonecarving for beginners and intermediates in the Cotswolds. Two day affordable stone carving courses, held generally once or twice a month. See website for dates. Materials and tools supplied. Held outdoors or in workshop. Beautiful location, in Gloucestershire, idylic rural setting in cotswold Area of outstanding natural beauty. Please use the link to contact me from the website above for more details. Taught in small groups, up to five or six.
Next course on 14th October 2017
Come along and make your very own willow piglet to complete your garden. On this workshop, you will learn the basic techniques to enable you to create your very own masterpiece to take home with you in a fun and relaxing environment. Lunch is not provided, so you will need to bring a packed lunch with you. Please wear warm clothes should the weather be slightly cold.
Next course on 11th November 2017
Spend a weekend learning how to make clay animals using a contemporary technique that is loose, expressive and breaks all the rules. The course is great for beginners and experienced artists alike. And the best part is that you can make pretty much whatever animals you like too. WEEKENDS ALSO HAPPENING ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: - 29th/30 August 2017 (SOLD OUT) - 31st August/1st September 2017 (SOLD OUT) - 11th /12th November 2017 (SOLD OUT)...
Learn the basics of needle felting and make a hare, or other animal. You will be shown how to make a wire armature for your model, how to form the structure and apply the wool, add features ... and ears! Course is suitable for absolute beginners - don't be afraid to have a go! Courses held at: Talton Mill Farm Shop, Newbold on Stour, Nr Stratford Upon Avon Please note that the course is held...